ICI PARIS XL Netherlands wins the Best Product Award


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ICI PARIS XL Netherlands received the “Best Folder Perfumery Market” title in the Best Product Awards. Jointly organized by the DDMA Business Group Distributions and Q&A research institution, 6,000 consumers were invited to review and vote for their favorite folders in the Netherlands.

Robot Got Brushed Up by Watsons


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Watsons, the leading health and beauty retailer in Asia and Eastern Europe, steps into the trend-setting spotlight as the official makeup sponsor for the world’s first most advanced humanoid robot Sophia, and helps her glow up to get a fresh new look in the Marketing Meetup Conference held in Istanbul.

Asia’s Leading Health & Beauty Brand Watsons Launches in Russian Market and Opens Its First Store


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Watsons, the leading health & beauty brand in Asia and Eastern Europe, opens its first flagship store in Vosstaniya Street in St. Petersburg, Russia. Watsons is the flagship health & beauty brand of A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health & beauty retailer established in Hong Kong in 1841.

A.S. Watson Establishes the First Retail Academy in Hong Kong


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A.S. Watson Group Retail Academy Launching Ceremony cum Qualifications Framework Recognized Qualifications Presentation Ceremony was held in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today. Over 120 staff of A.S. Watson Group (the Group) completed the Level 4 and 5 courses under the Qualifications Framework (QF). It recognizes the effort made by staff and the achievement of learning and development programme under the Group. It also announced the launch of A.S. Watson Group Retail Academy (the Academy), which will run an institution to manage all talent development programme. It is the first local retail academy in the industry, driving the development of the new retail era.

ICI PARIS XL turns 50


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2018 marks the 50th anniversary of ICI PARIS XL. Founded in 1968, ICI PARIS XL began as a small perfumery store in Belgium, aiming to make beauty products from Paris available to the people.

First Ever Retail-themed Big Data Hackathon in Hong Kong


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A.S. Watson Hackathon Promotes Tech Innovation and Taps HK’s Entrepreneurial Spirit


A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, hosted the first ever retail-themed Big Data Hackathon in Hong Kong. The 36-hour non-stop Hackathon attracted over 110 professionals in technology and data science to solve real-life business problems in retail and recommend how to enhance customer experience.

Superdrug and Savers Celebrate Important Milestone In the UK


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Superdrug opened its 800th store in the UK, marking an important milestone of A.S. Watson Group (ASW) in the market. The new store located in Edge Lane in Liverpool, which is one of Superdrug’s new retail park formats and this bigger space allows the full range of products to be showcased and with focus to make up brands.

ROSSMANN Tops the Superbrands Award Poland 2018


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ROSSMANN was ranked as the No. 1 brand in Poland in the Superbrands Award 2018, which proves the brand’s widespread recognition and supports from customers.